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La Perlita

Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lion fish” (234 reviews)
“seafood” (106 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
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Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were trying to go to a different restaurant. But, as fate would have it...it was closed. Our cabbie say's in broken english..I have a better place. He couldn't have been more right. A must off the beaten track dining experience. Lionfish ceviche, shark empanadas,...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Get off the malecon and enjoy some real Mexican food. All the lionfish dishes are delicious. We all loved this place.

Thank Alan W
Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is the place to help battle the non-native menace of the Caribbean. This place does not seek to attract the tourist trade. They just serve up great food at great prices with no frills. The only down side is that it will cost you...More

1  Thank mars s
Reviewed March 27, 2015

the draw back is it is off 65 avenue, so definetly you will need to take a taxi, most people don't even know this resteraunt exists, they have fresh fish every day caught by fisherman from Cozumel, and fresh lobster, different sizes, and they will...More

Thank raymond h
Reviewed March 23, 2015

we went there for the first time tonight, and will certainly go again. they are known for their seafood and especially the LION Fish! Was so great!

Thank ritaoxanne
Reviewed March 18, 2015

Ask for Victor! It's family-friendly & off the beaten path of endless people coming off the crew ships! Once won't be enough in a week you'll have to come back again!!! I actually got to see & meet the grouper that I had for dinner...More

Thank Patrice H
Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We were headed to a different restaurant and our cab driver convinced is that this place was so much better so we gave it a try. Shrimp dishes were really strange and had almost no flavor. People were nice and friendly but prices were high...More

2  Thank kkrtraveler
Reviewed March 10, 2015

Very nice out of the way restaurant.Well worth finding. We had the lion fish that was excellent and the lobster was also fantastic. The wait staff was great and the prices were very reasonable. we went back 3 times it was so good.

1  Thank Dan S
Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went here for dinner on Thursday night (2 for 1 Lion Fish night) and had a fun experience. This place is not easy to find; get good directions if driving, all cab drivers know this place. To start of we had a couple of...More

Thank Carl M
Reviewed March 6, 2015

Our family enjoys dining in Cozumel and especially at restaurants off the beaten path where locals would eat. Our hotel front desk recommended La Perlita and so glad we tried it for our last night and dinner in Cozumel. There were 5 of us and...More

Thank ColWoody
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 65 Bis Norte 70, Cozumel 77620, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cozumel
  • Phone Number: 869-8343
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